Happy Birthday Karena!

This birthday card is for my son's girlfriend, Karena.  She just happens to be an artist.  
She painted us a beautiful oil painting of our grandson for Christmas.

The image is from Saturated Canary.  Papers are from Stampin' Up.  
The splotches are supposed to be paint spills.  Hopefully, that's what they look like.

I colored her with Copics,

Copics:  B12, BG02, BG05, BG07, C00, C0, C1, C2, 
E00, E02, E08, E11, E13, E15, E17, G02, G03, G05, 
R05, R11, R32, R35, Y02, Y04, Y18

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations Anything Goes/Hearts (on her sleeve)
Love to Create Birthday/Anniversary
Make it Monday Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time  Anything Goes


  1. Oh, I adore this!! Love your coloring and the design is perfect! This is the perfect image for an artist too and she will just be blown away with this!

  2. Oh, I adore this!! Love your coloring and the design is perfect! This is the perfect image for an artist too and she will just be blown away with this!

  3. Oh Diane your Image is so cuutee and you coloring her so adorable..love all the color on her and on DP..very lovely birthday card...the one who get this must be so happy I believe it...

    I see your creation on Make It Monday, my card is number 15, if you would like to see it on my blog and I would be glad if you would like to leave me some love...hugs, Monika

  4. An absolutely beautiful card and perfect for the girl in question I'm sure. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

  5. What an adorable card, Diane.. thanks to your flawless colouring. Love it! I'm keeping an eye on you...don't want to miss out on other adorable projects.
    xxx Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts
    p.s. nice to know husbands are the same everywhere! :-)

  6. Gorgeous card and image. I spotted this on MIM.Loz

  7. This is just beautiful - love your colouring, and such lovely bright colours. Thanks for joining us at Love To Create this week.

  8. This is a great colorful girly design! Those splashes of paint are such fab decorative elements, perfect with the theme of your image!
    Thanks for the lovely comment you left on my blog, I really appreciate it.

  9. Dianne, your splotches do indeed look like paint spills and at first glance my thought was that this was a special card for an artist. I love how you have shown an artists love for colour in your bright papers too. I imagine that this card will be very appreciated by your son's girlfriend.

    Thank you for sharing this lovely card in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

  10. Love this Diane, and the splotches do look like paint. She will be thrilled.

  11. Oh I must say I do love this and noticed the paint splotches right away. What a lovely creation. I'm sure son's girlfriend will just love it.

    Thanks for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

  12. Great image and love those splashes, :). Thank you for sharing your card in Digi Sketch Challenge, good luck.

  13. ... sorry I ment: Thank you for sharing your card in Artistic Inspirations, good luck, :) ... it has been a long week for me, :))

  14. What a lovely image and you have created the perfect card for an artist, beautiful colouring on your image too. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Jennie x

  15. love the image,bright papers and paint splats-thanks for joining us at OSAAT
    Carol DT x

  16. SOOO Sweet! I love the ink blob, very clever and perfect with your cute image! Super coloring too. This card really made me smile! Hugs, Joanne

  17. Hi just popping back to say-thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

  18. Lovely card! You did an awesome job creating a perfect card for your son's artist girlfriend! Really love the image, and your design ... especially the splatter of paint! :D
    Thank you for joining our 2nd Birthday Celebrations / Anniversary Challenge over at Love to Create Challenges this week.
    Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner


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